Fire calls low across County Kildare

The Newbridge fire station area had the most calls in 2011, according to the Kildare Local Authorities report.

The Newbridge fire station area had the most calls in 2011, according to the Kildare Local Authorities report.

There were 440 calls to the station, just ahead of Naas with 397.

The Athy station recorded 222 calls while Maynooth had 207. Monasterevin and Leixlip each had 164 calls. Overall the Fires Services attended 1,594 fire and emergency calls, compared to 1,768 in 2010, 1,654 in 2009 and 1,913 in 2008.